BAILLIE, Robert. (1602 – 1662) Letters and Journals Containing an Impartial Account of Public Transactions, Civil, Ecclesiastical, and Military, In England and Scotland, from the beginning of the Civil Wars, in 1637, to the year 1662: A Period, perhaps most remarkable and interesting in the British History.
Interior: Lacking front endpapers, and final blank page or leaf of advertisements after the errata of volume 2. Occasional spotting and foxing to text, one small pin point hole clipping a letter, otherwise internally okay. Traces of clear tape at gutter on title page.
Exterior: Contemporary calf, heavily worn with loss to calf, some staining, upper board to volume 1 hanging by a thread, hinges and joints weakening on others, corners bumped and bent, text block split on volume 2, but holding.
8vo. Edinburgh: William Creech and William Grat, 1775
PROVENANCE: Bookplate of James Mathie to front pastedowns and signature of previous owner dated 1837 to title page of volume 1.
A scarce 2 volume set.
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